Cesso Couloir

Aiguille du Midi

Chamonix

Skyway Monte Bianco

Wide to start with, the Cesso narrows in its lower reaches and is exciting as you ski between her steep rock walls.

Freeride Skiing Extreme

Distance
774 m
Ascent
0 m
Descent
504 m
Low Point
2.9 km
High Point
3.4 km
Gradient
46˚
Cesso Couloir Map

Extreme skiing. EXPERTS ONLY. Accessed by leaving the Hellbronner top station and traversing back hard right and under the cables. This is a fantastic descent offering big turn potential in the upper slope and technical skiing lower down once it steepens and narrows. Joins the Toula classic descent.

Difficulty

Extreme

Extreme skiing terrain above 45 degrees. These routes are reserved for experienced experts.

High Exposure (E3)

3 out of 4

In case of a fall, death is highly likely.

Remoteness

4 out of 4

In the high mountains or remote conditions, all individuals must be completely autonomous in every situation.

Best time to visit

February, March, April

Features

  • Cliffs
  • Glacier

Equipment required

  • Crampons

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